New Zealand

Personalised Adventure Coach Tours

**Specialising in outdoor wilderness experiences**

EXPLORING NEW ZEALAND

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THE ENVIRONMENTAL CARE CODE

PROTECT PLANTS AND ANIMALS.
Treat New Zealand's forests and birds with care and respect. They are unique and often rare.
REMOVE RUBBISH
Litter is unattractive, harmful to wildlife and can increase vermin and disease. Plan your visits to reduce rubbish, and carry out what you carry in.
BURY TOILET WASTE
In areas without toilet facilities, bury your toilet waste in a shallow hole well away from waterways, tracks, campsites and huts.
KEEP STREAMS AND LAKES CLEAN
When cleaning and washing, take the water and wash well away from the water source. Because soaps are harmful to water-life, drain used water into the soil to allow it to be filtered. If you suspect the water may be contaminated, either boil it for at least three minutes, filter it, or chemically treat it.
CAMP CAREFULLY
When camping leave no trace of your visit.
TAKE CARE WITH FIRES
Portable fuel stoves are less harmful to the environment and are more efficient than fires. If you use a fire, keep it small, use only dead wood and make sure it is out before leaving. Also check whether fire bans are in place.
KEEP TO THE TRACK
By keeping to the track, where one exists, you lessen the chance of damaging fragile plants.
CONSIDER OTHERS
People visit the back country and rural areas for many reasons. Be considerate of each other visitors who also have a right to enjoy the natural environment.
RESPECT OUR CULTURAL HERITAGE
Many places in New Zealand have a spiritual and historical significance. Threat these places with consideration and respect.
ENJOY YOUR VISIT
Enjoy your outdoor experience. Take a last look before leaving an area; will the next visitor know that you have been there?

Toitu te whenua
Leave the land
undisturbed

New Zealand offers many opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Many tourists get into difficulties because they are not aware of how changeable our weather can be. Below is a list of clothing, equipment and suggestions that will make your New Zealand experience more enjoyable.

Money / Finances
Pre-paid card (BackpackerMoney)
Travellers Cheques
Washbag
Washbag (with hook)
Travel towel
Tooth brush guard
Universal sink plug
Peg free clothes line
Travel wash (for clothes)
Travel toothbrush
Toothpaste
Suncream (once a day)
Shampoo
(Conditioner)
Shaving stuff
Sewing Kit
Ear plugs
Contraception
Tissues (big box)
Lip balm
Safety pins
Flannel
Female sanitary
Brush or comb
Deodorant
Condoms
Toilet paper
Wet wipes
Dental floss
Moisturiser
Nail clippers
Bite avoidance
*Mosquito net
Bite clicker

Packing Check List
Backpack
Day pack
First Aid
Medical kit
Sterile kit
Dental kit
Sachets of re-hydrate
Wound closure strips
Paracetemol
Antibiotic cream
Anti-diarrhoea medicine
Anti-fungal foot powder
Motion sickness medication
Throat lozenges
Vitamins
Sharp ended tweezers
Medic Alert identification
Pointed scissors
Water purification tablets
Thermometer
Night
Sleeping bag
Sleeping sheet
Equipment
iPod / MP3 / CD Player
Camera (digital)
Film (if non digital)
Mobile phone
Charging units
Travel adapter
Security
Personal alarm
Money belt
Combination padlocks
Wrapsafe

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